Watauga County officials are working to create programming and proposed membership fees for the Watauga County Community Recreation Center.

Appalachian State University is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars, tying for first place with College of Charleston for the highest number of faculty and staff selected for the prestigious award during 2018–19 among master’s institutions.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is continuing to adjust distribution schedules for Food and Nutrition Services benefits.

The Hunger and Health Coalition has started a new continuous food drive program called “A Simple Gesture.”

Western Youth Network has transformed an old storage room into a new space for its after school students.

Sheriff B. Phil Howell reports that Ashe County Deputies responded to an unknown problem on February 14th after dispatch received a call at 10:41 p.m. from 2322 NC Hwy 88 West in West Jefferson.

Unbeknownst to the small carnivores who call Madagascar’s Anjanaharibe-Sud Special Reserve home, the eyes of an Appalachian State University student are watching — with conservation in mind.

Appalachian State University and RISE: A Real Estate Company (RISE) signed final paperwork this week required for a multiphase, $191 million housing project that will replace seven residence halls.

The Blowing Rock Town Council voted unanimously against downtown zoning changes at its meeting last week.

Watauga County officials are meeting with the North Carolina Department of Transportation tomorrow to discuss the proposed Highway 105 Superstreet Project.